Shelley Carranza’s Top Four Tips for Activity Builder

by Dan Meyer

Shelley Carranza is a math coach in Northern California and uses our free Activity Builder as much as anybody we know. Previously, she has posted a long list of activities mapped to the free EngageNY curriculum. In a recent post, she has offered her top four tips for making great use of those activities in the classroom, starting with:

Open up the teacher dashboard on an iPad or tablet so that you can monitor student work as you circulate the class. During my last lesson I also kept a post-it note with me so I could take down names of student work to share with the class during debrief time. Doing this also helped me decide when we should debrief and keep track of time.
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